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Is a ddr3 1600mhz ram compatible with my MOBO?

I ran a test on Crucial regarding my MOBO and this is what it shows :

Memory Type: DDR3 PC3-12800, DDR3 PC3-10600, DDR3 PC3-14900, DDR3 (non-ECC)
Maximum Memory: 32GB
Currently Installed Memory: 4GB
Total Memory Slots: 4
Available Memory Slots: 3

My question: Is a ddr3 1600mhz ram compatible with my MOBO?

Also, what is the difference between this two : Gskill RipjawsX 8GB Dual 1600 CL and a Gskill RipjawsX 8GB Single 1600 CL10? does the former add up to 16gb or just two 4gb for two slots instead of a single 8gb?
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  1. Yes it will run 1600, as far as the other on the sets, how about the actual model numbers of the sets, both are GSkill sets but need the model #s, you aren't showing all the info
  2. Tradesman1 said:
    Yes it will run 1600, as far as the other on the sets, how about the actual model numbers of the sets, both are GSkill sets but need the model #s, you aren't showing all the info


    Thank you for answering =) Also, Can you please tell me what is the difference between Single and Dual-channel RAM?
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    DRAM itself runs as a 64bit device, when installed and set up in dual channel it (both or 4 sticks in dual) will operate as a 128bit device, contrary to what you will hear from many it doesn't double the speed, you'll normally see up to a 10 maybe 15% increase in performance (with Intel anyway), AMD has weaker MCs (memory controllers), so the increase will normally be less
  4. Tradesman1 said:
    DRAM itself runs as a 64bit device, when installed and set up in dual channel it (both or 4 sticks in dual) will operate as a 128bit device, contrary to what you will hear from many it doesn't double the speed, you'll normally see up to a 10 maybe 15% increase in performance (with Intel anyway), AMD has weaker MCs (memory controllers), so the increase will normally be less


    So a Gskill RipjawsX 8GB Dual 1600 CL9 model number : [RipjawsX] F3-12800CL9Q-8GBXL would be my best bet?
  5. That would be a good set, yes
  6. Tradesman1 said:
    That would be a good set, yes


    Last question, does my motherboard support dual channel? It is a MSI B75MA-P45 :) Sorry. I'm not really good at these things regarding ram. Thanks!
  7. Yep
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